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Scientific article
Review
English

Usage of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in adolescence: what is the evidence so far?

Published inArchives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 295, no. 3, p. 529-541
Publication date2017
Abstract

The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) is an effective method of contraception, while also providing various non-contraceptive benefits. Although targeted primarily to adults, there is increasing experience in its use in adolescence. The aim of this review is to assess the available information on LNG-IUS usage in adolescence.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Contraception
  • Contraceptive Agents
  • Female/administration & dosage
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intrauterine Devices
  • Medicated/adverse effects
  • Levonorgestrel/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Pregnancy
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
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PATSEADOU, Magdalini, MICHALA, Lina. Usage of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in adolescence: what is the evidence so far? In: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2017, vol. 295, n° 3, p. 529–541. doi: 10.1007/s00404-016-4261-0
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